Life and Devotion

Article by Lisa Accadia, AMES Australia We recently sat down to interview Bushra, a Syrian who arrived in Australia toward the end of 2016. Bushra spoke generously to us about...

Six weeks in Syria

Born and raised in Australia, Leo (Soltan) Alhalabi identifies both as a proud Aussie and a proud Syrian. On visits to Syria, he has noted the love and support...

Music – A Human Need

  Not so long ago, while driving my elderly mother to an appointment, I recorded traffic noises, snatches of our conversation, and, through the cacophony of traffic sounds, came the...

L’Ensemble al-Kindi

On a visit to Damascus in 2009, on the recommendation of two women I met in a CD shop, I purchased 'Musique Des Derviches Tourneurs de Damas' Al-Kindi, who was...

Apamea – The Grand and the Tragic History of Syria

“Each civilized person in the world should admit that he has two home countries: the one he was born in, and Syria.” André Parrot, (1901 – 1980), archaeologist specializing in...
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Lena Chamamyan

Source: Orange Foundation, Published on Mar 24, 2017, Standard Youtube License Lena is an Armenian Syrian singer, composer and musician. Described as a Syrian ambassador spreading the jasmine voice of Damascus,...